Latest News

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Tue 16th, May

Ransomware Advice

Protect officers within the Eastern Region have been asked by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) to broadcast the latest advice regarding how you can protect yourself from the worldwide RANSOMWARE attack seen last Friday 12th May 2017.

Mon 08th, May

Student sentenced to two years for mass cyber attacks

A student has been jailed for two years after admitting creating an internationally-used cybercrime tool from the comfort of his own bedroom.

Mon 08th, May

ACE Team’s ace results in recovering confiscated criminal gains

Latest data from the regional team committed to recovering the ill-gotten gains of criminals reveals more than £600,000 of confiscated funds was clawed back from offenders in the last financial year.

Thu 23rd, Mar

Nine charged with conspiring to supply Class A drugs following warrants

A total of nine people have been charged with drugs offences following a series of warrants carried at the High Town area of Luton on Thursday 23.3.17

Wed 05th, Oct

Man jailed for attempting to throw illicit items into Norwich Prison

An Ipswich man has been jailed for 10 months after attempting to throw a rucksack filled with mobile phones and other illicit items into Norwich Prison.

Thu 14th, Jul

Norfolk police take action during operation at Norwich prison

Officers from Norfolk Constabulary took action against a number of people during a successful operation at HMP Norwich prison

Thu 22nd, Oct

Two arrests made in ERSOU fraud investigation

Two arrests made in ERSOU fraud investigation

Fri 02nd, Oct

Drugs gang jailed for 74 years

Fourteen members of a drugs gang who supplied cocaine and ecstasy across London and East Anglia have been jailed for a total of 74 years and four months

Thu 10th, Sep

ACE team recovers more than £500k from criminals

A regional team has recovered more than £500,000 from criminals in the past five months.

Fri 04th, Sep

Operation Vivarium closes in on Lizard Group hack tool users

The final sting in the tail of a national operation to crack down on cyber criminals has resulted in wayward web-surfers being warned about their actions.